23 October 1921 diary of Dr John Stewart Muir (1845-1938) of Selkirk

A little snow left on the tennis green soon disappeared but it was lying white on the hills. The day was fine + crisp with a N.E. wind. I cycled saw some cases walking + cycled to Hospital, Faldonside, Muthag Street + Forest Road. Did some writing in afternoon + went to evening service (Harvest Thanksgiving). Jack, Nancy + Mrs Mack1 came to supper. The chrysanthemums which were looking their best have been sadly battered by the snow.

1 Agnes Amelia ‘Nancy’ Roberts née Muir (1878-1948), Dr Muir’s second daughter, John ‘Jack’ Roberts junior (1876-1966), her husband, and Agnes Mackintosh née Watson, formerly Harper (1859-1946), of Elm Park, Selkirk

[Source: Scottish Borders Archives & Local History Service SBA/657/24, Dr J S Muir of Selkirk, medical practitioner, journal for 1921]

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rumblingclint

Archivist, interests include Dr John Stewart Muir 1845-1938) of Selkirk, general practitioner, and Seton Paul Gordon (1886–1977), naturalist, author and photographer

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